Yang Jianxin et al, ed: GU XIYU XINGJI SHIYI ZHONG. (Records of Eleven Journeys in the Western Regions). Urumqi, 2013. 507 pp. 29x21 cm. Boards.
GBP 70.00
Eleven accounts of early recorded travels in western China along the Silk Road. The first is that of the Northern Wei Buddhist monk, Song Yun, and then continues with Tang, Song and Yuan dynasty accounts, the majority little-known. The original texts are reproduced, accompanied by extensive commentary. All very interesting and giving details of sites and towns along the Silk Road, such as Turfan and Anxi. Text in Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Subjects: Travel Silk Road
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 181 in printed List 196.
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